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Homesteaders press the cheese at the Commons
(Press Staff Photos by Benjamin Fisher)Alida Blanchett helps her son, Rowan, 5, watch as participants heat milk at a cheese-making workshop Saturday at the Volunteer Center of Grant County Commons.
Daily Press to hold law enforcement forums this week
Democratic candidates for sheriff — Frank L. Gomez, Lonnie Alexander Sandoval and Robert R. Tovar — will meet at WNMU’s Global Resource Center at 6:30 Tuesday night, May 22, to discuss the issues facing countywide law enforcement.
Gila Native Plant Society Field Trip
May 20Meet at the south parking lot of the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre for carpooling, Silver CityMay 20, 2018Category:Club Listings
Aldo Leopold graduates special class
This year’s graduates stand out especially because they — some of them, at least — were the first class of students to attend Aldo Leopold Middle School, followed by the longer-running high school. That means they are the first to have spent five years within the school’s structure, centered around
Fish Friends: Students say goodbye to their buddies
In 2011, the New Mexico Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office began a project called Native Fish in the Classroom, which had students help raise native fish in their schools and then release them into their natural habitat. The project has reached several elementary schools in New Mexico, most of th
County changes hospital trustee selection
Some of the new ways the commission decided to reshape the trustee selection process, the existing commission tried out once before, when they eventually selected Trustee Jeannie Miller. Thursday’s action just set those in stone, more or less.
Western New Mexico University Welcomes Four Alumni Into School of Education Hall of Fame
Western New Mexico Universityrecognized retired Silver High School math teacher Daniel Castillo and three other alumni at the Spring 2018 School of Education Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Retired Silver High School Math Teacher and WNMU Alum Daniel Castillo Among New Inductees Silver City, NM - W
Middle school students participate in Desert Data Jam
Communtiy snapshot:More than 450 middle school students in Las Cruces and Silver City put their data analysis and creativity skills to the test in the seventh annual Desert Data Jam, which took place April 24-26. Students took identified trends in science data, and then designed creative projects su
BREAKING: Silver City Police Chief Reynolds to retire
In an unadvertised speech at Tuesday night’s Silver City Town Council meeting, Police Chief Ed Reynolds announced his retirement from the department next week, after 37 years with the department and 12 years as chief. Reynolds told the council that his final day on duty will be May 25, and that the
Silver City news and notes: WNMU grants 350 degrees.
Western New Mexico University granted 350 degrees — 72 associate degrees, 145 bachelor’s degrees, 99 master’s degrees, 25 graduate certificates and 18 fast-track certificates — this spring.
Press to hold law enforcement forums this week
The Daily Press forum for that primary race will be held Monday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. at WNMU’s Global Resource Center, following the forum for Democratic probate judge candidates.
Mario LaFragola earns New Mexico small business adviser award
DEMING – Business Adviser, Mario LaFragola of the Small Business Development Center, was recently recognized as New Mexico’s Financial Services Champion by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s New Mexico District Office. He received the award two week's ago during a ceremony at the Sandia Golf C
Aldo students get lesson in real news
Aldo Leopold Charter School teacher Avery Jepson-Browne and his students have been studying the role of media in U.S. history, and he wanted to show them what a newspaper is all about, so he took the class on a tour of the Daily Press on Tuesday.
Santa Clara gears up for summer
Santa Clara’s new mercado stalls are available for rent for $5 a day from Thursday to Sunday. There is plenty going on in Santa Clara this summer with the new mercado, the Splash Park and movies and music in the park each weekend, weather permitting.
Silver Police Chief Reynolds retires
“Sincerely, I’ve spent 37 total years serving this community,” he said. “We truly have a professional administration in this city, they hold accountability, they hold standardization. It’s extremely important for the safety of the town.”
Car stolen from Las Cruces recovered in Deming after 20-minute pursuit
At about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, May 16, a property owner on Columbus Road contacted the Luna County Sheriff’s Department to report an unfamiliar vehicle on his property.
Deming and Luna County officials remember Larry Caldwell
Before adjourning Monday's meeting, Jasso announced that Larry Caldwell, a Deming resident, political candidate, and vocal presence at city and county public meetings, had died.
County considers changes in hospital board selection
The possible change to trustee appointments stemmed from a conversation between Commission Chairman Billy Billings and District 3 Commissioner Alicia Edwards about the application wishful future trustees submit before selection, Billings said Tuesday. The commission/trustee relationship is strictly
Entrance fees change at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
In response to public comments on a fee proposal released in October 2017, there will be a modest increase for all entrance fee-charging parks, rather than the higher peak-season fees initially proposed only for 17 highly-visited national parks.
‘State of Hospital’ outlines service expansion
Hospital leadership at Wednesday’s “State of the Hospital” address plotted a course to expand services at Gila Regional Medical Center to both better ..